'''Politics and Prose''' (sometimes stylized as '''Politics & Prose''' or abbreviated as '''P&P''') is an independent bookstore
located in Chevy Chase (Washington, D.C.)|Chevy Chase
, Washington, D.C.
, on Connecticut Avenue
. The store was founded in 1984 by co-owners Carla Cohen and Barbara Meade, who expanded the store fivefold to its current size. After a failed sale attempt in 2005, the two co-owners eventually sold the store to current owners Bradley Graham and Lissa Muscatine
in 2011. Politics and Prose is known for its knowledgeable staff and is seen as a part of DC culture. Its author events attract a number of famous speakers, such as Bill Clinton
and J.K. Rowling
, and have a reputation for their astute audiences.